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Westminster College Provides High School Students with Comprehensive Look into Studying STEM, January 22

Monday, December 14, 2015

“The best way to demonstrate the level of enthusiasm and rigor Westminster College offers in STEM is for students to experience it for themselves,” said Dr. Terri Lenox, division chair and professor of computer science. 

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Community Invited to Learn Newest, Leading-Edge Student Research on the Environment, Dec. 3

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Westminster College will host the 8th Annual Student Environmental Symposium, Thursday, December 3 in the McKelvey Campus Center. Sponsored by the Environmental Programs and the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition, the event is free and open to the public.

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Students Present Local Water Quality Research at ALLARM Meeting, Nov. 19

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

In collaboration with Lawrence and Mercer ALLARM, students from an introductory environmental science class will present their results on a six-week water quality study, 7 p.m., November 19 in Patterson Hall, room 207. The event is open to the public.

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Drilling Conversation Brought By Environmental Programs & ALLARM

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, Westminster College's Environmental Programs and Lawrence and Mercer County ALLARM, will host a panel discussion at the McKelvey Campus Center at 7 p.m.  Doors open at 6:30pm for light refreshments and the event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster Welcomes High School Students Interested in STEM, Oct. 12

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Westminster College invites high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to attend STEM Visit DayOct. 12 at the McKelvey Campus Center. Registration is required.

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Westminster College Chemistry Graduate Receives Award from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Taylor Elias, a 2015 Westminster College graduate, received one of 30 College Chemistry Awards from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) at its May 18 awards banquet. 

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Ferguson Scholarship

Monday, July 6, 2015

Westminster College senior environmental science major Christina Mauri received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science.       

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Students and Advisers Participate in Pittcon 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Six seniors from Westminster College’s Department of Chemistry and their advisers, Dr. Helen Boylan and Dr. Sarah Kennedy, participated in the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon 2015) in New Orleans in March.

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Bringing David Orr to Campus, April 28

Friday, April 24, 2015

Westminster College’s environmental program seminar series will welcome David Orr ’65 to campus on April 28.

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